Oberoi Hotels & Resorts has opened a property in Ajman, the smallest of the seven emirates that comprise the United Arab Emirates.
The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah is located within a 247-acre ecological wetland, which is home to sixty species of birds and marine life as well as mangrove forests, white sandy beaches and lagoons. It was master-planned by Solidere International and is a joint venture with the Government of Ajman.
“We are pleased to present The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah, which offers the highest standards of luxury and hospitality. A number of Oberoi Hotels have been recognized as amongst the best in the world. I am confident that The Oberoi Beach Resort, Al Zorah with its unique location, aesthetic design and a committed young team will offer distinctive Oberoi service to travellers from around the world,” said Prithvi Ray Singh Oberoi, executive chairman of The Oberoi Group.
Imad Dana, chief executive officer at Al Zorah, said that the launch of the resort unveils the destination and the diversity of experiences it offers. “The Oberoi Group is a hospitality partner that is synonymous with luxury and great service. With this opening, guests will be able to enjoy the extensive beauty of Al Zorah, play a round of golf at the nearby Nicklaus Design 18-hole golf course, rent sail boats from the nearby fully-equipped marina set to open soon and enjoy a variety of water sports. The guest experience will be undoubtedly unforgettable,” he added.
Designed by Italian architect Piero Lissoni, the resort’s accommodation selection includes rooms, suites and villas with private terraces and swimming pools.
It also offers private meeting rooms and a 4,600-square-foot banquet space that can host up to 200 guests and has an adjoining outdoor garden area that is ideal for pre-dinner cocktails.
Restaurants at the resort include Aquario, a sea grill by the beach; Poolside Lounge, which serves light, healthy food; and Vinesse, a classic restaurant serving international cuisine, fine wines and single malts.
Sensio Spa by Oberoi is a tranquil oasis with private therapy suites. It offers Eastern, Western and signature massage therapies, Turkish hammams and ayurvedic treatments. The resort also has a fully equipped, 24-hour gymnasium and a temperature controlled 80-metre long swimming pool.